BROOKLYN, New York City – APRIL 07: Ashlee Evans-Smith positions for a picture backstage after her success over Bec Rawlings throughout the UFC 223 event inside Barclays Center on April 7, 2018 in Brooklyn, New York City. (Image by Mike Roach/ Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC by means of Getty Images)
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Ashlee Evans-Smith urges others to donate blood just hours after her UFC London fight is canceled in light of coronavirus.
UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith will be without a fight purse for a least a few months following the news that the promotion would not go ahead with its next three planned events, including UFC London which Evans-Smith was meant to fight at in just a few days.
But while others might take to Instagram to voice their displeasure at the loss of income after a grueling fight camp, Evans-Smith took to social media to share her thoughts on the coronavirus and what she feels we all should be doing.
Now is not the time to be selfish,” Evans-Smith wrote on Instagram “Now is the time to come together (figuratively- not physically) and do everything we can to support each other and stay safe. Stay clean. Look out for the older/younger and less fortunate. Stay positive. (Fear is contagious but so is HAPPINESS.) And if you can … donate blood.”
She likewise noted 3 reasons that contributing blood is essential today and the details for calling the American Red Cross to contribute. She likewise consisted of a video and an image in her post.
Evans-Smith was wanting to go back to the Octagon when she combated “Meatball” Molly McCann on the initial card for UFC London which was slated for March21 When the coronavirus was intensified to a pandemic lots of sports closed down however the UFC was the staying fortress till Monday afternoon when UFC president Dana White revealed they ‘d delay the next 3cards For more details about COVID-19, check out the CDC’s website or the website for your state’s Department of Health.
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